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Johann Adam Schall von Bell

German Jesuit active in China

Died when: 74 years 106 days (891 months)
Star Sign: Taurus

 

Johann Adam Schall von Bell

Johann Adam Schall von Bell (1 May 1591 – 15 August 1666) was a German Jesuit and astronomer.He spent most of his life as a missionary in China (where he is remembered as "Tang Ruowang") and became an adviser to the Shunzhi Emperor of the Qing dynasty.


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